UPG Prayer Groups

This is where you can find info regarding the groups posted over the last several weeks.

Unreached People Groups

Featured below are groups which have been previously featured on the front page for prayer. Please consider adopting one of these UPG’s for prayer.

The East Indians of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The East Indians of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines host a population of approximately, 1,500 people. They have a primary language known as Vincentian Creole English. They are currently defined as “Non-Religious”. At this time The East Indians of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are Unengaged, and remain Unreached.

The East Indians of Grenada

The East Indians of Guatemala host a population of approximately 700 people. They have a primary language of Spanish. At this time they are categorized as “Non-Religious”. Currently they remain Unreached as well as Unengaged.

East Indians of Guadeloupe

The East Indians of Guatemala host a population of approximately 700 people. They have a primary language of Spanish. At this time they are categorized as “Non-Religious”. Currently they remain Unreached as well as Unengaged.

East Indians of Jamaica

The East Indians of Jamaica host a population of approximately 28,000 people. They have a primary language of Hindi. At this time, The East Indians of Jamaica have been Engaged, but remain Unreached.

East Indians of Trinidad & Tobago

The East Indians of Guatemala host a population of approximately 700 people. They have a primary language of Spanish. At this time they are categorized as “Non-Religious”. Currently they remain Unreached as well as Unengaged.

East Indians of Guatemala

The East Indians of Guatemala host a population of approximately 700 people. They have a primary language of Spanish. At this time they are categorized as “Non-Religious”. Currently they remain Unreached as well as Unengaged.

East Indians of Brazil

The East Indians of Brazil host a population of approximately 2,300. They have a primary language Hindi. The primary religion of this people group is Hinduism. At this time they remain Unreached, as well as Unengaged.

East Indians of Chile

The East Indians of Chile host a population of approximately 1,800. They have a primary language of Hindi. The primary religion practiced by the East Indians of Chile is Hinduism. The people group at this time remain Unreached, as well as Unengaged.

East Indians of Belize

The East Indians of Belize host a population of approximately 10,000. They are part of a larger global population of approximately 217,350 across 13 different countries. Their primary language is known as Belize Kriol English. They are primarily “non-religious”. At this time, the East Indians of Belize remain Unreached and Unengaged.

East Indians of Argentina

The East Indians located in Argentina have a population of approximately 1,900. In addition, they have a larger population spanning 13 countries and approximately 217,350. They have a primary language of Hindi, and a primary religion of Hinduism. At this time they are Unreached as well as Unengaged.

Afro-Seminole

The Afro-Seminole people group is located exclusively in the United States. They host a population of approximately 300, and have a primary language known as Afro-Seminole Creole. At this time, the Afro-Seminole people are Unengaged, and remain Unreached with the Gospel.

Quiche

The Central Tlaxiaco are located in both the United States and Mexico. They have a United States population of approximately 6,000, and a global population of approximately 21,000. They have a primary language known as Tijaltepec Mixtec. At this time, the Central Tlaxiaco are Engaged, but remain Unreached with the Gospel.

Central Tlaxiaco

The Central Tlaxiaco are located in both the United States and Mexico. They have a United States population of approximately 6,000, and a global population of approximately 21,000. They have a primary language known as Tijaltepec Mixtec. At this time, the Central Tlaxiaco are Engaged, but remain Unreached with the Gospel.

Southeastern Guerrero Mixtec

The Southeastern Guerrero Mixtec are located in both the United States and Mexico. They host a U.S. population of approximately 19,500 people, and a global population of 122,500. They have a primary language known as Metlatónoc Mixtec. At this time, the Southeastern Guerrero are Engaged, but remain Unreached.

Northern Tlapanec

The Northern Tlapanec host a United States population of approximately 16,000, and a global population of approximately 178,000. They have a language known as: Acatepec Me’phaa. At this time, the Northern Tlapanec are Unengaged, as well as Unreached.

Yaitepec Chatino

The Yaitepec Chatino are located in both the United States as well as Mexico. The Yaitepec host a global population of 6,200, with 500 of which are located within the United States. They have a primary language known as Western Highland Chatino. At this time the Yaitepec Chatino are Unreached, as well as Unengaged.

Zenzontepec Chatino

The Zenzontepec Chatino are located in both Mexico as well as the United States. They host a total population of approximately 20,900 across both countries. They have a primary language also known as Zenzontepec Chatino. At this time the Zenzontepec Chatino are both Unengaged, and Unreached.

Ocotlan Zapotec

The Ocotlan Zapotec are located primarily in the United States as well as Mexico. They host a global population of approximately 19,800 globally, and have a primary language of Spanish. The primary religion of the Ocotlan Zapotec is Animism. At this time the Ocotlan Zapotec remains Unreached, as well as Unengaged.

Northwest Alaskan Inupiat

The Northwest Alaskan Inupiat are part of the Inuit People Group. The Inupiat host a population of approximately 6,200 people. They have a primary language known as “Northwest Alaskian Inupiat”. The Inupiat are located exclusively in the United States, mostly in the state of Alaska. At this time the Inupiat are both Unenaged, and Unreached.

Central Alaskan Yupik

The Central Alaskan Yupik are located exclusively in the United States. They host a population of approximately 27,500, and have a primary language known as “Central Yupik”. At this time the Central Alaskan Yupik remain Unreached, as well as Unengaged.

Astugewi

The Astugewi are primarily located in Northern California. They are an Indiginous People Group found exclusively in North America. They maintain a population of approximately 200 people. The Astugewi have a primary language of English. At this time they remain Unreached as well as Unengaged

Purepecha

The Purepacha are located in Southern California and exclusively in the United States. They host a population of approximately 12,500, and have a primary language also known as Purepacha. Although they have been Engaged they remain yet Unreached with the Gospel.

Chehalis

The Chehalis are an Indigenous People Group located in Washington state. They are located exclusively in the United States and have a primary language of English. At this time, the Chehalis are Unengaged, as well as Unreached with the Gospel.

Panamint

The Panamint, numbering only approximately 100, make them one of the smallest people groups on our lists. Located in North America, this people group is only located in the United States. They have a primary language of English. At this time, the Panamint are Unengaged, as well as Unreached.

Cherokee

The Cherokee are among the most well known and renowned Indigenous People Groups in North America. With a current population of approximately 314,000, they are among the largest Indigenous People Groups in Northern America. At this time the Cherokee are Engaged, but remain Unreached.

Chitimacha

The Chitimacha are an Inidigenous People Group, located in Louisiana. At this time, they host a small population of approximately 300 people. Many are multilingual, speaking English, French, Cajun, as well as Chitimacha. The Chitimacha are currently Unengaged, as well as Unreached with the Gospel.

Karok

The Karok are an Indigenous People Group of North America. Located in Northern California, the Karok currently hosts a population of approximately 5,500 people. They have a primary language of both Karok and English. Although the Karok are Engaged, they remain yet Unreached with the Gospel.

Kitsai

The Kitsai are an Indigninous People Group to North America. Located in Oklahoma, they host a population of approximately 2,000 people. They have a primary language of English. At this time they remain Unreached, and are currently Unengaged.

Miami

Currently located in Oklahoma, the Miami are an Indiginous People Group in North America. They currently host a population of approximately 3,100. Originally speaking an Algonquian language, they now have a primary language of English. The Miami are Unengaged and remain Unreached at this time.

Miwok

The Miwok, located near Sacramento, California, are an Inidiginous People Group in North America. They number Approximately 3,900 and have a primary language of English. At this time the Miwok are Unengaged and Unreached with less than 2% of their population evangelical.

Cora

Although the Cora are not Indiginous to the United States, they do maintain a small population of approximately 600, located in Colorado. The Cora also retain a primary language, known as El Nayar Cora. This people group is currently Unengaged, as well as Unreached.

Onondaga

The Onandaga are an Indiginous People Group in North America. Located in New York, they have a population of approximately 1,300. Although they are English speakers, their Inidigenous language remains intact, also known as Onondaga. At this time, the Onondaga are Unreached, as well as Unengaged with the Gospel.

Tanana

The Tanana are an Indigenous People Group only found in the United States, located within the interior of Alaska. The Tanana have a smaller population, numbering approximately 375 people, with a primary language of English. The Tanana are at this time Unengaged, and remain Unreached.

Pomo

The Pomo are a people group Inidiginous to Northern California. Although a small people group of approximately 11,500, they have achieved world renown for the expertise in basket making. Originally hosting 7 different languages throughout their tribes, now only 3 remain, with approximately less than 10 people being fluent in each. Their primary language is English. At this time the Pomo are Unengaged, as well as Unreached.

Lakota

The Lakota are an Indigenous People Group of North America and Canada. The Lakota which are located in the United States have a population of approximately 13,500. Although they have a distinct language also known as Lakota, only approximately 2,000 of their members are fluent in their language. The Lakota are Engaged with the Gospel yet remain Unreached (less than 2% evangelical).

Mura

The Mura are one of the largest groups found in our UPG listings numbering approximately 15,500. The Mura are located only in Brazil and have a primary language of Portugues. Although they have been Engaged with the Gospel they remain Unreached as of this time.

Karuazu

The Karuazu are another people group located exclusively in Brazil. With a population of approximately 1,300 and a primary language Portuguese, the Karuazu people remain not only Unreached but Unengaged at this time.

Kalapalo

The Kalapalo are a people group exclusive to Brazil. They number approximately 550 in population and have a primary language known as Kuikúro-Kalapálo. Although a small group they remain yet Unreached as well as Unengaged.

Javaé

The Javaé are another People Group found exclusively in Brazil. They have a primary language known as Karajá and a population numbering approximately 1,300. The Javaé are Unreached as well as Unengaged at this time.

Palenquero

The Palenquero are a people group only located in Colombia, although they are not Indiginous. Numbering approximately 3,500 people, with Spanish as their primary language, they remain Engaged, but unfortunately Unreached with the Gospel at this time.

Marubo

The Marubo people are located in Brazil. They have their own primary language known as Marubo, and host a population of approximately 1,900. Although they are currently Engaged they remain yet Unreached, with less than 2% of their population being evangelized.

Kaixana

The Kaixana host a small population of approximately 500 people. The Kaixana are only located in Brazil, and are a Portuguse speaking people group. At this time the Kaixana remain not only Unreached but Unengaged as well.

Huichol

The Huichol are a Spanish speaking people located primarily in Mexico. Numbering over 70,000 people in Mexico and another 9,800 spread across other countries in Latin America/Caribbean ) they remain one of the largest Unreached and Unengaged people groups in Latin America.

Kamayura

Although related to the Guarani, the Kamayura are an Indigenous people group found only in Brazil. Numbering approximately 325, with a primary language also known as Kamayura, they are one of the smaller people groups that currently remain Unreached, despite current Engagement efforts.

Hupdah

The Hupdah are a small people group, spread across both Brazil and Colombia, with a total population of approximately 2,200. They have a primary language known as Hupde. The Hupdah remain as of yet Unengaged as well as Unreached (less the 2% evangelized and no current evangelical/Gospel engagement).

Sanapana

The Sanapana are an Engaged People Group located in Paraguay that remains yet Unreached with the Gospel. With a primary language known as Sanapana, a population of approximately 1,900, they are a prime candidate for prayer and the completion of being Evangelized!

Fulnio

The Fulnio are an Unreached People Group located in Brazil. They have a primary language also known as “Fulnio”, and have a population of approximately 4,800. Despite being Engaged they remain as of yet Unreached, with less than 2% of their population being evangelized with the Gospel.

Lengua

The Lengua are an Indigenous People Group found in both Paraguay and Argentina. They have a primary language known as Enxet and a small Argentinian population of approximately 1,400. They remain currently Unreached as well as Unengaged with the Gospel.

Yanacona

The Yanacona are a fascinating people group located in Brazil, that descends from the ancient Incas. A Spanish speaking people, with a population of approximately 38,500. They remain yet Unreached, as well as Unengaged

Tupinamba

The Tupinamba is an IndigenousPortuguese speaking people of Brazil, with a population of approximately 4,700. The Tupinamba is currently Unreached, as well as Unengaged with the Gospel.

Canela

The Canela is another Indigenous People Group of Brazil. They are a population of approximately 2,700 people with a unique language also known as “Canela”. They are currently Engaged but remain Unreached while less than 2% of their population remains evangelized. 

Atikum

The Atikum are an Indigenous People Group only found in Brazil. They are a Portuguese speaking people, hosting a population of approximately 5,900. The Atikum currently remain Unreached with the Gospel and have minimal evangelical engagement.

Bororo

The Bororo are an Indigenous People Group located in western Brazil. They host a population of approximately 2,000 and speak their own language, also known as Bororo. The Bororo remain currently Unreached with the Gospel and are lacking Evangelical Engagement.

Xakriaba

The Xakriaba are an indigenous people group located in Brazil. They host a population of 9,200, and are a Portuguese speaking people. The Xakriaba are currently Unreached with the Gospel and are lacking evangelical engagement.

Matis

The Matis are another small people group with a population of approximately 425. They are an indigenous group in Brazil residing in the Amazon and have a language also known as “Matis”. They are the second group engaged by “Stand Out Ministries” headed by “Jungle Jen”.

Jagaru

The Jagaru people, located in Peru, have a primary language also known as “Jagaru”. They represent another relatively small people group with a population of approximately 2,000. The Jagaru remain currently unreached, with no known evangelical engagement for the Gospel.

Kokama

The Kokama are an indigenous people group to the Amazon of Brazil. They primarily speak Portuguese and host a population of approximately 9,600. They are currently engaged with the Gospel through “Stand Out Ministries”, and a project of “Jungle Jen.”

Iquito

The Iquito of Peru are a population of approximately 400 the Iquito are among the smallest groups in Latin America. Although technically engaged, they remain historically Unreached with the Gospel.

Baniwa

The Baniwa of Venezuela. They maintain a population of approximately 2,400, and a primary language also known as Baniwa. Although there has been evangelical engagement, they remain as of yet Unreached with the Gospel.

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